CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a Vulgar Latin *carrīlis, as an alteration of Late Latin currīlis, from Latin currus (chariot), with influence from carrus[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carril m (plural carrils)

  1. lane, track
  2. rail (the metal bar that makes the track for a railroad)
    Synonyms: rail, riell

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ carril”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2022

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

carro +‎ -il, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *carrīlis, as an alteration of Late Latin currīlis, from Latin currus, with influence from carrus.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -il, (Brazil) -iw
  • Hyphenation: car‧ril

NounEdit

carril m (plural carris)

  1. rail (the metal bar that makes the track for a railroad)
    Synonyms: calha, trilho

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Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • carril” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

carro +‎ -il, or from a Vulgar Latin *carrīlis, as an alteration of Late Latin currīlis, from Latin currus, with influence from carrus[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

carril m (plural carriles)

  1. lane (a lengthwise division of roadway intended for a single line of vehicles)
    Synonym: (Venezuela) canal
  2. track
  3. rail
    Synonyms: raíl, rail, riel
  4. lane (in sports such as horse racing, swimming, track, etc.)

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